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Old 09-02-2012, 06:46 PM   #21
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If we're going Mel Brooks, then I'd have to mention Blazing Saddles
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:47 PM   #22
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Casablanca
Blade Runner
Roman Holiday
From Here to Eternity
Streetcar Named Desire
Shawshank Redemption
The Deer Hunter
Dog Day Afternoon
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Midnight Cowboy
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:55 PM   #23
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Old 09-02-2012, 06:56 PM   #24
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Many of these have already been mentioned. The top group are my top "X". I'm sure that with a little more thought, I'd add another dozen; there are so many good movies.

Blade Runner
Pulp Fiction
Matrix
Godfather
The Graduate
The Lives of Others
Jaws
Animal House
Star Wars
Apocalypse Now

Monty Python and the Holy Grail
The Exorcist
To Kill a Mockingbird
Silence of the Lambs
The Usual Suspects
Raise the Red Lantern
Goodfellas
Raging Bull
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:05 PM   #25
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Oooh! I left off two favorites: The Piano and Shakespeare in Love. Also, Julia and The French Connection. I saw the French Connection 3 times when it came out as my best friend in high school was obsessed with it. She ended up becoming a big city police officer (now retired).
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:32 PM   #26
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Philadelphia. Still makes me cry.

O Brother Where Art Thou? Still makes me laugh.

Both had great sound tracks too.
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:34 PM   #27
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It's a bit surprising that no one has listed Gone with the Wind. It was never a favorite of mine, but it's widely considered to be one of the greats.
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:39 PM   #28
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Best according to the American Film Institute. Some good ones we've missed for sure. AFI's 100 YEARS...100 MOVIES
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:40 PM   #29
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Two others to add - Jack in One Flew Over The Cuckoo Nest and The Shining. Kind of unknown foreign film - Elvira Madigan. Keep em coming
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Old 09-02-2012, 07:46 PM   #31
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Keep em coming
OK. You asked for it. I do love horror movies, so, in this area...

Night of the Living Dead
Let The Right One In
The Thing
Rosemary's Baby
Psycho
The Exorcist
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Most of my top 10 already mention. A few of Paul Newman's earlier works would be on my favorites list.

The Hustler
Cool Hand Luke
The Sting
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Casablanca
Blues Brothers
It's a Wonderful Life
The Deer Hunter
The Wizard of Oz
12 Monkeys
Star Trek IV
Animal House
One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
Unforgiven


There are many good movies out there. I usually don't want to see the same on twice. If I do, then it gets to be a candidate for “Great”. For me, all of the Star Trek and Clint Eastwood movies fall into that category. I am a sucker for the older movies, too. Interesting how they talked, habits, clothes etc during the 1920s, 1930s.
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Old 09-02-2012, 08:37 PM   #34
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DH loves this one!
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More good ones...
A Few Good Men (I think I have seen this one, The Fugitive and The Hunt for Red October at least 30 times....)
Lethal Weapon 1-4
Thomas Crown Affair
Erin Brokavich
Double Jeopardy


And for the young at heart.....
Finding Nemo
Toy Story 1 - 3
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Old 09-02-2012, 09:08 PM   #36
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Casablanca
Godfather 1
The Deer Hunter
Big
Silence of the Lambs
That Thing You Do
Point Break
Braveheart
For Love of the Game
The Great Escape

I hate that I had to pull It's a Wonderful Life out to make room, not to mention another dozen I could watch just about anytime. But I wanted to get in a couple that'll probably only make my list.
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DH loves this one!

There's a couple of good Sci Fi movies out there that deserve mention. This was the only one I could think of.

Someone mentioned Point Break. Probably the best action film ever made.
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Old 09-02-2012, 09:59 PM   #38
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Since tomorrow is Labour Day, here are a few of my favourite w*rk movies:

Nine to five
The Devil wears Prada
The Doctor
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Nine to five
The Devil wears Prada
The Doctor
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I don't think I've seen any of these on any one else's list:

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
The Magnificent Seven
A Shot In the Dark
Quinten Durward
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
The Siege of Firebase Gloria
A Hard Day's Night
The Spirit of St. Louis
Mysterious Island
Ocean's 11 (1960)
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